Importing Survey Data with Promine | Tip Of The Month

February 25, 2020
Mohamed Zaki

Mohamed Zaki

Mohamed Zaki is a Marketing specialist at Promine. He has an undergraduate degree in Mining Engineering CO-OP from McGill University. With an opportunity to do 3 research studies with excellent professors from McGill University and experience in open-pit mining, he developed an interest in analyzing data using powerful programs. Upon joining the Promine team, Mohamed worked as a Quality Assurance & Support Specialist, then obtained a position as a Sales Specialist. A few months later, he took the role of a Marketing Specialist in which he currently operates to promote the professional image and products of Promine Company.

This month’s segment shows you how to import data points and then assign the attributes a different layer. To do so:

  1. For each item to be imported from your data point file, create a drawing for it > insert an attribute > save the drawing in Promine > Config > SRV
  2. Go to the options of the Survey module
  3. Go to survey types > select the file type > Edit
  4. In the Point code list, add the items. Make sure to select their corresponding blocks
  5. In case you input a layer suffix, create new layer(s) with the same suffix
  6. Go to the Survey module and select the command Process File (SRVJ)
  7. Select the file type and then select the file containing the data points saved on your device
  8. Associate each item to the right column and click OK
  9. A preview of the file will be shown; make sure the columns are imported correctly and click OK
  10. The program will import the data points into their respective layers. Insert the date anywhere in the drawing
  11. Create a new layer for the attribute
  12. Go to Home > Block > Attribute, Block and Attribute Manager… (BATTMAN)
  13. Select the block > Select the attribute > Edit > Properties > uncheck “Invisible” in Attribute > associate the attribute to a different layer in Properties > click OK > click Apply > click OK
  14. The attributes are now associated to a different layer

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